Blasts in China’s Xinjiang kill two, injure ‘many’

BEIJING: Two people were killed and “many” wounded by multiple explosions in China´s Xinjiang, the local government said Monday.

The blasts struck at least three locations including a shopping area in Luntai County in the region´s south on Sunday, the Xinjiang government´s Tianshan web portal said.

The cause of the explosions was not immediately known, but the ethnically-divided region has been hit by several deadly attacks and clashes over the past year.